Monthly Archives for April 2012

Classrooms 360°

Hampshire College is a real-world experience. This may not seem like a huge revelation, but it puts us at odds with the current trends in higher education and life in general. If we plan to stay rooted on earth and … Continue reading

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25. April 2012 by Asha Kinney
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Hampshire IT on Facebook

Did you know that Hampshire College Information Technology has a Facebook page? “Like” us to keep up to date with IT announcements, tech tips, technology related articles, and more. We even have occasional Facebook-only giveaways.

15. April 2012 by Applications and Web Services
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Google Search Extras

Google has some nice special features built into it’s Search Bar. Here are a few to get you started, and pointers to more. Weather for many worldwide locations Type “weather” followed by the city and state, city and country, or … Continue reading

12. April 2012 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Exercise Your Battery

Did you know that your computer battery needs a workout every now and then to stay in tip-top shape? Read on for details. Laptop computers these days have lithium-ion batteries, which need a little bit of special attention every now … Continue reading

09. April 2012 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Word or Excel File Locked for Editing?

We’ve had several calls recently about newmisserver files being “locked for editing”, although no one has them open at the time. Here’s what’s up and how you can fix it. How Word and Excel Handle Files on the Server If … Continue reading

04. April 2012 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Recap on the Spring Moodle Lunch

Here’s a recap of last week’s Moodle lunch for faculty. John Slepian of IA kindly agreed to show us how he uses Moodle. He also teaches at Smith, so had used it for a few years there, even before Hampshire … Continue reading

02. April 2012 by Asha Kinney
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